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Author Karczmar, A. G. (Alexander George), 1918-

Title Exploring the vertebrate central cholinergic nervous system / Alexander G. Karczmar ; with contributions by Neelima Chauhan [and others] ; with a foreword by Victor P. Whittaker
Published New York : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 686 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents Introduction:History and Scope of This Book -- Cholinergic Cells and Pathways -- Metabolism of Acetylcholine: Synthesis and Turnover -- History of Research on Nicotinic and Muscarinic Cholinergic Receptors -- Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Central Nervous System: Structure, Function, and Pharmacology -- Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors: History, Structure, and Functional Roles -- Anticholinesterases and War Gases -- Cholinergic Aspects of Growth and Development -- Central Cholinergic Nervous System and Its Correlates -- Links Between Amyloid and Tau Biology in Alzheimer's Disease and Their Cholinergic Aspects -- Envoi
Summary This book is important for those interested in cholinergic synaptic transmission, the central and peripheral cholinergic nervous systems, neuropharmacology, cholinergic brain function, human and animal behaviors including learning, aggression and self-awareness, anticholinesterases and war gases, and the associated neurological diseases and aging
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In Springer e-books
Subject Acetylcholine -- Receptors.
Central nervous system.
Cholinergic mechanisms.
Neural transmission.
Synaptic Transmission -- physiology.
Central Nervous System -- physiology.
Cholinergic Agents.
Cholinergic Fibers.
Receptors, Cholinergic.
Form Electronic book
Author Chauhan, Neelima.
ISBN 0387282238 (hd. bd. ; alk. paper)
9780387282237 (hd. bd. ; alk. paper)